How to Remove “depthmerge.exe”

What is depthmerge.exe?

depthmerge.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team. This process is known as GNU Image Manipulation Program Plug-In and it belongs to GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs by naming them as depthmerge.exe and using them to spread malware infection.

Affected Platforms: Windows 7, 8, 10

How to determine if your computer is infected with depthmerge.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with depthmerge.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • depthmerge.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible depthmerge.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove depthmerge.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove depthmerge.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 January 2013 at 9:43 am
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Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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1 N/A Executable c03d37f6d7989081
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00144234b52367e1
7d4a38564020f803
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 December 2008 at 6:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 2915175535afc1f2
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28719b9d
1d8f4feb0148dae9
6536bc259b71f817
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 59a752df407c44fb
1d4bd9382d862e39
00c374e9
fcd46fe47105db42
192b1dbb7f08dddd
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable ef13f5cd7c1631de
03e366edd6c2f89e
eb5cbd70
4c5b0f244aab96c9
9196797f36bcd818
No N/A N/A Russian Federation
4 N/A Executable 64bb467470e3366c
19cc41785409ec4e
fa1bc2cc
34b06e198862efba
083edf393d1259ba
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
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